At Least Seven People Dead in Texas Shooting

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At Least Seven People Dead in Texas Shooting

Police in Midland, Tex. say the shooting suspect has been shot and killed.

UPDATE: 7 P.M.

The Odessa, Texas Police Department says seven people are dead and at least 15 are injured.

The suspect was also shot and killed.

Police also said the shootings began after a state trooper pulled over a car and the driver, a man, started shooting.

The active shooter situation is over, police said.


(CNN) -- At least one person was killed and 10 wounded in an active shooting situation in West Texas, between the cities of Midland and Odessa, authorities said.

Police in Midland said officers are looking for two shooters in two separate vehicles, a gold/white small Toyota truck and a US Postal Service van.

Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa, said there are 10 confirmed injuries with possibly up to 20 injured. There is one person confirmed dead, he said. One of those who was shot is a law enforcement officer, but it is unclear if the officer is injured or dead, Sanchez said.

Sanchez said someone in a gold Toyota was driving around shopping centers and shooting people from his vehicle. The area is near 32nd and 191, on the east side of Odessa.

Midland Police Department put on their Facebook page, "We believe there are two shooters in two separate vehicles. One suspect is believed to be at the Cinergy in Midland and the other is believed to be driving on Loop 250 in Midland. The two vehicles in question are: gold/white small Toyota truck and a USPS Postal Van. Please stay away from these areas and stay indoors."

The Odessa police Facebook page said the mail carrier truck was hijacked.

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